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Baseball: Prescott and Ellsworth show urgency in Friday night wins
Baseball: Did you blink? WIAA baseball playoff seedings are in
Softball: Raiders show a seven-game improvement in 2018 regular season
Phillips, Wolves find reason to celebrate in 'Strike Out Alzheimer's' game
Boys' golf: Nugent leads the way again, Panthers and Cardinals finish in bottom half of MBC
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
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Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
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PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 5/17/18 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF HARTLAND: Ad For Bids - Remove 730th St. Bridge
WIS. DNR- NOTICE: WPDES Permit - Maiden Rock Wastewater Treatment
PIERCE COUNTY: 5/22/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 5/23/18 Town Board Meeting
April snow helped camouflage albino calf
Ellsworth chiropractor recognized for community contribution
New campground to have sites available by June
Plans for Vista Croix still changing
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
Place a Business Announcement
Virginia K. Geraets
Darrell D. VandeBerg
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Elect Jim Reichert to Prescott School Board
Letters to the editor: Poppy Day helps us remember; People are selfish
Greg Andrews/Leon Morrison column: Soil conservation and soil health
Letters to the editor: Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive; Poppy Day helps us remember
Letters to the editor: Data mining; Polarized and politicized world
Country Pastor column: Reclaiming evangelicalism
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February 24, 2010
Letter: He commends poll workers, voters, candidates for primary
TO THE EDITOR: I appreciate Yvonne Kulow, Jean Hovde and Village Clerk Peggy Nelson for all of their hard work on Tuesday, Feb. 16, during the primary election. We saw 526 voters turn out for the primary. This would be a good turnout for some general elections. I also recognize...
February 24, 2010 - 9:30am
January 18, 2010
UPDATED: O'Boyle candidacy
Prior to making its decision to allow John O'Boyle to be on the ballot for Pierce County judge, the state Government Accountability Board received letters from three people objecting to his candidacy. To read those letters, including two from his opponent Robert Loberg, click on...
January 18, 2010 - 10:10am
January 12, 2010
Four County Board districts have races; one has no candidates
Three candidates have filed for one seat on the Pierce County Board, triggering a February primary election. There will also be races for three other seats during the Tuesday, April 6, general election. When the filing deadlines passed, there was just one seat--in the River Falls...
January 12, 2010 - 11:58am
December 29, 2009
Editorial: Consider seeking local boards
It is a difficult time of the year to think about civic duty, but that's exactly what must happen if someone is thinking about running for a position on a local board in the spring election. Despite the hectic schedule surrounding the holidays, now is the time to explore the procedure...
December 29, 2009 - 10:00am
Filings slow for Pierce County Board
With less than a week to go, races are shaping up for two seats on the Pierce County Board. But as of noon Wednesday there were no declared candidates for six seats, four in the River Falls area. The deadline for filing the required forms is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5. The general election...
December 29, 2009 - 9:49am
October 21, 2009
State's plan for holding elections during a pandemic is one of best in nation
Wisconsin now has a detailed plan for holding elections during a flu pandemic. And the head of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission calls it "forward thinking," and one of the best she's seen. Gineen Beach spent the last two days in Wisconsin, where she met with state and local...
October 21, 2009 - 9:00am
October 14, 2009
Wausau doctor hopes to win Senate's majority leader in next year's elections
A doctor from Wausau wants to replace the state Senate's majority leader. Republican Pam Galloway says she'll run next fall against Democrat Russ Decker, D-Weston. Galloway, 54, chairs the Marathon County GOP, and she's the director of the Breast Center of Central Wisconsin. Her...
October 14, 2009 - 9:54am
October 7, 2009
Public hearing on how to clean up elections set for Oct. 15 in Eau Claire
Wisconsinites will be asked this month for ideas on how to clean up the election process. The Assembly Elections Committee is holding three public hearings to get opinions about campaign finance reform, and the public financing of campaigns. The first hearing will be held Thursday...
October 7, 2009 - 9:00am
July 29, 2009
Five year election plan may include online voting
A five-year plan to update Wisconsin's election process could include voting by mail, or on the Internet. And it could also move the September primaries earlier, so there's more time for the winners to campaign before the November general elections. Tuesday, local and state officials...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
June 18, 2009
Senate's budget puts a limit of investigative funding for potential corruption cases
The board that investigates government corruption might have lost some of its independence in the Senate's version of the new state budget. The Government Accountability Board was created in 2007 in the wake of the State Capitol's illegal campaigning scandal and it was given unlimited...
June 18, 2009 - 9:51am
June 17, 2009
Two bills aim to clean up Wisconsin elections
The state Assembly's Campaign Reform Committee has endorsed two bills aimed at cleaning up Wisconsin's elections. One measure would create voluntary public funding of Supreme Court races, so candidates would not have to rely on the special interest money that was a main factor in...
June 17, 2009 - 9:48am
March 25, 2009
Editorial: Make it a point to vote
Difficult economic times have affected society in various ways. Interest in public office is no exception. Local governments face unprecedented challenges. It's no wonder citizens already burdened with their own economic hardships are reluctant to get involved. They need to focus...
March 25, 2009 - 1:41pm
March 18, 2009
Letter: Young candidate opposes councilman seeking youth, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Younger is better. Months ago, a perennial Prescott City Councilman of age pled publicly for younger people to run for council in our Spring Elections, April 7. Young James O'Brien, whose family has been in politics, answered the bell and is running for office. Funny...
March 18, 2009 - 7:16am
Editorial: Fall elections make sense
Most of us have probably forgotten last month's primary election. Easy to do because most of us didn't bother to vote. In the Village of Ellsworth, a total of 29 people voted; Village of Elmwood, 16; Village of Plum City, 21; and Village of Spring Valley, 28. Surrounding towns had...
March 18, 2009 - 7:09am
February 5, 2009
Lawmaker introduces amendment to hold all state elections in the fall
A state Assembly Democrat says he'll try again to move Wisconsin's spring elections to the fall. Rep. Gary Sherman, Port Wing, has tried before to eliminate the February and April voting. But he thinks the idea will be more popular this year, after just 19 percent of Wisconsin voters...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am